Re: [Fwd: Config Network Setting]

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On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 9:46 AM,  <[email protected]> wrote:
> Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 7:05 AM,  <[email protected]> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I just found a message for /var/log/messages :
> kernel : udev: renamed network interface eth0 to eth1
> So, how to solve this problem ?
> In a previous reply you said:
>      "For 8139too driver, it is a network interface PCI card
>       For r8169 driver, it is attached to the motherboard "
> I have seen before that the OS will change the device if you have a PCI and
> a built-in NIC. If you unplug the PCI NIC, the built-in NIC becomes
> eth0. With the
> PCI NIC plugged in, the built-in NIC becomes eth1 and the PCI becomes eth0.
> Try unplugging the PCI NIC to check whether this is the case with your
> machine; take note of the MAC address with the ifconfig command to track
> which one is which.
> I have not understood why this happens though. Maybe someone can shed some
> light here.
> ~af
> Hello,
> Is this problem in FC8 System only ?
> So, have you tried to find doc though the net ?

I have not done this and I don't know whether that is accurate.

I did some reading. It appears that udev does the device switching. But
if desired, the devices can be tied to a specific mac address.

See this old thread --notice what they say about /etc/modprobe.conf.

Read this Debian related page:

I don't now whether the problem is with F8 only. I haven't tried all
the flavors.

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